About Leggett & Platt, Inc.
Leggett & Platt, Inc. engages in the manufacture and distribution of furniture and engineered components; and products among homes, offices, automobiles, and commercial aircraft. It operates through the following segments: Residential Products, Industrial Products, Furniture Products, and Specialized Products. The Residential Products segment supplies a variety of components and machinery used by bedding manufacturers in the production and assembly of their finished products. The Industrial Products segment supplies steel rod and drawn steel wire to its other operations and to external customers. The Furniture Products segment supplies a wide range of components for residential and work furniture manufacturers, as well as select lines of private-label finished furniture, adjustable bed bases, fashion beds, and bed frames. The Specialized Products segment supplies lumbar support systems, seat suspension systems, motors and actuators, and control cables used by automotive manufacturers. This segment also produce and distribute tubing and tube assemblies for the aerospace industry and engineered hydraulic cylinders used in the material-handling and construction industries. The company was founded J. P. Productsand C. B. Platt in 1883 and is headquartered in Carthage, MO.